Oil on brass «Young commandant of Fort Delgres»

Yulia Mamontova
«Young commandant of Fort Delgres»
Oil on brass
12” x 7,9”
Painting was shown at the personal exhibition “The World through the Eyes of the Artist” as part of the project “Across the Ocean”, Rev. Jorge A. Sardiñas Gallery at the Museum at St. Thomas University (Miami, USA).


The passing yacht in the Caribbean islands did not leave indifferent the young dreamer, who imagined himself as the brave commandant of the French fort, deciding whether to skip this ship, or give orders to fire it from cannons. Fascinating events from the history of the fort excite the boy’s mind, and he is like a 19th-century French military, he looks from the wall of the fort to the blue distance.